Winston Churchill, Courage, and Other Unpopular Topics

Recently ran across an excellent little HBO movie on Winston Churchill entitled Into the Storm (2009).  Brendan Gleeson plays the British Prime Minister and won an Emmy for his work.  The movie is not fanciful or complex, but it is compelling and worth your time.  The movie seems to have flown largely under the radar, [Read More...]

Johnson on Churchill: History Sublime

On the recommendation of commentators like John Meacham, The American Spectator, and Al Mohler, I am nearly through Paul Johnson’s Churchill.  The book is just 166 pages and will come as an easy read for readers who may be interested in the man but scared off by arcane discussions of British politics.  If so, this is the [Read More...]


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